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  • Looking along the promenade of the beach at Aberdeen Codona's Fairground and the Grampian Big Wheel visible in the background
    The promenade of the beach at Aberdeen
  • Looking across the beach of Sandyhills Bay, near Colvend
    Sandyhills Bay, near Colvend
  • Warebeth beach looking toward the Isle of Hoy
    Warebeth beach looking toward the Isle of Hoy
  • Looking across the beach of West Sands to St Andrews, Fife
    West Sands beach, St Andrews, Fife
  • Children running down sand dunes on Yellowcraigs beach
    Yellowcraigs Beach

Explore the beaches in Scotland on a quiet walk along sandy shores, past rugged moors and by clear blue waters.

As part of an island, Scotland is surrounded by plenty of beautiful beaches, many of which have won awards from Keep Scotland Beautiful and the world organisation, Blue Flag. Beaches in Scotland are a great place to go for a quiet walk, to play with the children or to take part in watersports activities. Whatever you choose to do on the sands of Scotland, keep your eyes peeled for marine life in the waters and seabirds flying overhead.

Check out the information listings and plan a trip to beaches in Scotland today.

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  1. Ganavan Sands

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    Oban

    Ganavan Sands is located north of Oban in Argyll & The Isles.

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    Elie

    Elie Earlsferry Beach links the joined villages of Elie and Earlsferry in the Kingdom of Fife.

  3. Hushinish Beach

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    Harris

    Hushinish beach is found on the west side of the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.

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    Bernera

    Bosta Beach is located in the north of Great Bernera, an island connected to the Isle of Lewis by a bridge in the Outer Hebrides.

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    North Berwick

    An expansive sandy blue flag beach with splendid views of the Bass Rock and the Firth of Forth across to Fife.

  6. Garry Beach, Tolsta

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    Lewis

    Garry Beach is found on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

  7. Kearvaig Bay

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    Durness

    Backed by towering cliffs and with amazing sea stacks, Kearvaig Bay is a spectacular white sandy beach.

  8. Portobello Beach

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    Edinburgh

    Despite its urban location, Portobello Beach still retains its traditional seaside charm.

  9. Lunan Bay

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    Montrose

    One of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland, Lunan Bay has attracted many visitors throughout the ages, from Viking armies in the 10th century to generations of holidaymakers. Today it offers a secluded haven on the dramatic Angus coastline.

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    North Uist

    Tigharry and Houghharry beaches are found on North Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

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